The University’s dental plan focuses on the importance of regular and preventative dental care. It is administered by Delta Dental. The plan offers dental coverage through a network of participating dentists both locally and nationwide.
Delta Dental covers a percentage of most dental services. Preventative services are covered at 100%; other eligible dental services are paid at 80%, 60% and 50% depending on the service, after you pay a plan year deductible of $50 per person (maximum 3 per family). You may choose a Delta dentist from the Premier network or the PPO network. The maximum benefit amount per person for services other than orthodontic work is $1,500 per plan year for the Premier Plan or $1,750 per plan year for the PPO Plan. The lifetime maximum benefit paid for a child’s orthodontic care is $1,500 under both the Premier and PPO Plans.
Delta Dental payments to dentists or reimbursements to subscribers are based on the Delta Dental network allowance. If you use a dentist who is not a member of the Delta Dental network, you may be subject to a balance bill in addition to any deductible and co-payments required. When you utilize a participating dentist, your out-of-pocket costs are reduced and no claim forms are necessary.
If you have other dental coverage under a spouse’s plan, or you do not want coverage at all, you may waive this coverage.
Dental claim forms can be downloaded and are also available at the University Form Centers.
Go Mobile with Delta Dental
Delta Dental announces new features that make using dental benefits faster and easier for enrollees.
Our new mobile Online Services puts the most frequently-used functions at enrollees’ fingertips — on their smartphone. With even more ways to access their information, users can navigate quickly to the features they use most, including:
- Find a dentist
- Check benefits & eligibility
- View ID card
- View claims status
- Manage profile information and select preference for paperless documents
- Read SmileWay® Wellness Program articles and tips
For more information, see the attached brochure and be sure to check out the new features by visiting www.deltadentalins.com on a smartphone.